A scenic award winning canalside village with shops and tearooms. The village has 8 circular canal and field walks and has 3 pubs.
Brown Moss Nature Reserve
Bird spotters haven with many birds and wildlife with lakes. Walks through the mere and woodland which is well fenced for dogs. The mid-way truck stop is famous for its huge all day breakfasts whilst Newcotts serve fish and chips. Both places are less than 5 minutes away from the reserve. Well controlled dogs are welcome.
Grindley Brook Staircase Locks
Canalside walk along the Shropshire Union canal with a lovely tearoom next to the staircase locks.
An old quarry with woodland walks and many trails. Dogs can go loose and there is a picnic area with a hot food hut and home-made doggy treats.
Gothic caves and grottos with very scenic walking. Open from Easter and dogs must be on leads. Tea room available.
Ightfield Church Walk
Lovely walk across farm land which starts from the church and goes to the White Lion pub in Ash.
A gentle walk around the lake and people can even swim in the lake on special days. Good tearoom.
Snugburys Ice cream Farm
Popular place for buying ice cream with a choice of over 40 flavours. A 45 minute circular walk along fields and a canal tow path will walk off the calories.
A walking haven for dogs which is a disuaed quarry with plenty of woodland paths and scenic views. A very good bacon butty shop is on site with plenty of parking.
PLACES OF INTEREST
Dagfields Antique Centre
Lots of sheds containing furniture, antiques, bric a brac, clothes, glassware, pottery and dried flowers workshop. Lots of bargains at reasonable prices. Two tearooms. No dogs allowed.
The Secret Bunker
Underground bunker filled with nostalga. Perfect for a wet day. Tearoom available.
The Royal Airforce museum offers a fun, entertaining day out and is next to an active airfield. There is a unique cold war exhibition and 4d experience.
Anderton Boat Lift
A massive iron framework of victorian engineering and a glass covered trip boat.
The world famous Irinbridge museums which is a must to go and see. Please ask us for the 25% discount vouchers before arrival.
A must for animal lovers with its wide range of wild animals and retiles.
Wroxeter Roman Ruins
Channel 4 did a programme on this place featuring how they built the roman baths.
Cotebrook Shire Horse Centre
A lovely day out for horse lovers. See how they look after the shire horses and their foals and stroll around the fields. Lovely tearoom sits in front of the wildlife pond with otters.
Beeston candle workshops
Learn how candles are made and look at the glass blowing displays. Plenty to see and do.
Battle 1066 museum and a bird of prey centre. Tearoom and farm shop.
Step back in time on a railway journey by a 1950 classic steam engines. Lots of shops and tearooms including the very scenic Horseshoe pass which leads to the quarry walks with the Ponderosa tearoom.
Trentham Gardens and Monkey Forest
Lovely gardens and shops including fascinating world of the monkeys.
British Ironworks Centre
Greatest collection of metal art
Cheshire Farm Icecream
This is the worlds largest icecream shop and Europes largest water and play theme park for children. Lots of eating shops and not forgetting the lovely icecream they make.
National Trust Houses and Gardens
Biddulph Grange Gardens
Non national trust gardens
Bridgemere Garden World
Hadnall Rose Gardens
Oaklands tearoom and nursery
Dorothy Clive Gardens
Towns and Villages
This town is second only to Chester in the county for its rich array of historical buildings.
This historic market town has much to offer with a variety of independent shops, cafes and restaurants. Walkers can explore many local and national walks and the Meres and Mosses Nature reserve.
Home of the gingerbread and a bustling town with its large outdoor market which is held every wednesday including the cattle and sheep sales.
A shoppers haven with plenty of shops and historical buildings and museums. Take a boat ride along the river and see the lovely sights of the town.
Wonderful city with black and white houses with history.
Lovely walks around the two meres and the shops including the tearoom situated in front of the lake.
Villa farm Whitchurch
EVENTS ON DURING 2019
March 22nd-24th Bingley Hall (Stafford) National shire horse show
April 14th-15th Llangollen Railway 1940 weekend
April 26th-28th Llangollen Railway Thomas the Tank engine weekend
May 5th Weston Park 3.5 mile bluebell walk
May 10th-12th The Whitchurch Walking Festival
May 12th Cholmondeley Castle Classic car and motor cycle display
May 12th Arley Hall and Gardens fairy tales and trails day
May 16th-19th The Sandstone Trail Festival
May 18th-19th Whitchurch Festival in the park
June 8th The British Ironworks Proms in the Park
June 9th Raf Cosford air show
June 9th Hawkestone Follies dog show
June 12th-16th Boulesworth Castle International showjumping festival
June 15th-16th Tatton Park Dog Fest
June 23rd-24th Audlem scarecrow festival weekend
June 29th Liverpool Vegan Festival
July 6th Audlem Party in the park
July 6th-7th Raf Cosford large model air show
July 14th The British Ironworks Transport Rally
July 20th-21st Raf Cosford food festival
July 26th-28th Boulesworth Castle car fest
August 13th-18th Boulesworth Castle World Championship show jumping
August 17th Acton Scott Working farm Wartime farm event
August 17th-18th Raf Cosford vintage and home made festival
August 24th-25th The Oswestry balloon Festival
September 1st Cholomondeley Castle Classic car display
September 1st Calverhall & Ightfield family day plus dog show